Haimer Microset Uno Autofocus Minimizes Machine Idle Time
Westec 2019: The Haimer Microset UNO Autofocus automatically focuses on cutting edges so they can be measured quickly by the operator.
The Haimer Microset Uno Autofocus tool presetter automatically focuses on cutting edges so they can be measured quickly by the operator. This machine minimizes incorrect data inputs, since it locates the edge with only one push of a button. The Uno Autofocus includes motorized spindles with a convenient cabinet and a 23", 10-point touch screen. The company states that the machine will save machinists money through minimizing machine tool setup time.
The irregularity of a machined surface is the result of the machining process, including the choice of tool; feed and speed of the tool; machine geometry; and environmental conditions. This irregularity consists of high and low spots machined into a surface by the tool bit or a grinding wheel.
The uses of working gage blocks are as varied as the number of gage blocks in a large set. The working blocks have an intermediate grade and are often used in the inspection or calibration lab, but they may also be found on the shop floor.
Few manufacturing companies rely on ballbar testing to maintain machine tool accuracy as thoroughly as Silfex. Now, advanced training and a move to a Renishaw QC20-W wireless system have enabled the company to take the benefits of ballbar testing to a higher level.